“I’ll be back.”
It’s a line most people associate with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s titular character in the Terminator films, but it can also be applied to creator James Cameron, following the recent news that he is looking to pair up with Deadpool director Tim Miller to make one final movie in the storied sci-fi franchise. Cameron wrote and directed the first two Terminator movies, but after the fifth film, Terminator Genisys, flopped at the box office, we were uncertain if we’d ever see another installment in the franchise.
Cameron hasn’t been involved since Terminator 2: Judgement Day back in 1991, but if anyone is set to bring the T-1000 back to prominence, it’s the creator himself.
According to Deadline, Cameron is set to regain some of the rights to his prized creation in 2019, 35 years after the initial installment back in 1984.
What can we expect with Tim Miller’s involvement? Who knows? Or, considering the sometimes tenuous nature of these Hollywood announcements, who even knows if this collaboration will even come to fruition?
But here’s hoping that they are somehow able to make this work and that the finished product ends up being just a great as, if not better than, the first two Terminator movies.